Fines and Infringements

How to pay or appeal your infringement notice

Infringements

If you’ve received an infringement notice on one of our services, please read on to find out how to make the payment process as smooth as possible, and how to ensure that you avoid future fines.
  

How long do I have to pay?

We allow all passengers 28 days from the date of issue to pay the amount due. Please make sure to pay within this time frame to avoid additional fees. If you feel like there was a mistake, you also have the option to appeal your fine.

What happens if I receive a Final Notice?

A Final Notice will be sent to you if you fail to pay or appeal your fine within the initial time given. Following this notice, you have an extra 28 days to pay.

I still haven’t paid my fine, now what?

Any unpaid infringements will be passed on to the Fines Enforcement Registry.

For more information on overdue fines, contact the Fines Enforcement Registry.

Pay your Infringement

You can pay your infringement online, over the phone, by mail and in person.

​Pay your infringement.

Appeal your Infringement

If you do receive a fine and feel it has been done in error, don’t be alarmed. You have the option to lodge an appeal online or by mail.

Avoiding Future Fines

To ensure that you don’t end up in this situation again, we ask that you observe the following rules when travelling with Transperth.

  • Always carry a valid ticket and be ready to supply it upon request
  • If you’re purchasing concession fares, always carry proof of concession and be ready to supply it upon request
  • Refrain from smoking (including e-cigarettes) or consuming alcohol on a bus, train or at the station.
  • Show respect towards the driver and your fellow passengers
  • Keep your bicycle off trains during restricted hours
  • Don’t interfere with or cause damage to any Transperth property, including vehicles and the station
  • Refrain from placing your feet on the seats
  • Never purposely obstruct any authorised persons
  • Don’t continue to travel when travel has been refused
  • Don’t possess explosive, syringe, firearm, controlled or prohibited weapons as per Weapons Act 1999 or possess a tool, device, substance or apparatus capable of graffiti.

Examples of offences and fines

Offence
On the spot fine Maximum penalty
No valid ticket $100 $500
Smoking on a bus, train or at a station $100 $500
Consuming alcohol on a bus, train or at a
station
$100 $500
Behave in a manner to cause nuisance   $100 $500
Bicycles on trains during restricted hours  $100 $2000
Damage conveyance or station  $200  $2000 
Placing feet on seats of conveyance  $100  $500
Obstructing authorised person  $200 $1000
Interfere with property  $200  $2000
Continuing to travel when travel has been
refused 
$200  $2000
Possess explosive, syringe, firearm, controlled
or prohibited weapon as per Weapons Act 1999 
$200  $2000
Possess tool, device, substance or apparatus
capable of graffiti or mark property 
$100 $500

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